Certificate in Youth Evangelization (YE)

The Certificates in Catholic Studies include six courses, of approximately 25 hours over a five week period.  Each course requires the completion of readings, assignments, and participation in online discussions.

The Certificate in Youth Evangelization is designed for adults working in parish youth ministry who wish to develop skills for effectively engaging young people in parish settings.  The Program offers participants courses in the area of Catholicism, Scripture, Jesus, and the Sacraments, as well as courses specifically designed around the theory and practice of Youth Ministry.


  • General Interest in your personal faith formation
  • Adults working in parish youth ministry
  • Catholic school teachers
  • Pastoral Assistants in the parishes
  • Others whose ministry would be enriched by formal certification in this field.


CCS-001 Catholicism
CCS-002 Scripture
CCS-003 Jesus Christ
CCS-004 The Sacraments
CCS-013 Youth Ministry - Human Development and Growth
CCS-014 The Practice of Youth Ministry

To complete this certificate in an academic year students must register for the courses in the following order.

(This does not apply to those who take more than one course per cycle and Certificates are not required to be completed within a year.)

Cycle 1 - CCS-002

Cycle 2 - CCS-013

Cycle 3 - CCS-001

Cycle 4 - CCS-003

Cycle 5 - CCS-014

Cycle 6 - CCS-004